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  • Chicago, Boston offer runner best of all worlds

    When Ryan Hopper heads toward the finish line at the 2013 Bank of America Chicago Marathon next month, he knows those marathoners he ran with in the Boston Marathon in April will be deeply embedded in his thoughts. “I want to run for the runners...
  • Man found under bridge is 3rd cold death of season

    Man found under bridge is 3rd cold death of season
    A man discovered unresponsive under a bridge in the North Park neighborhood this week became the third person to die from causes related to cold exposure this season, authorities said. David Kraft, 52, who was believed to be homeless and gave his home...
  • Prosecutors: Man claims to be firefighter to escape ticket

    Prosecutors: Man claims to be firefighter to escape ticket
    A Northwest Side man was ordered held in lieu of $5,000 bail Sunday after he was charged with pretending to be a firefighter to get out of a traffic ticket. Daniel R. Shafranski, 44, of the 5800 block of West Peterson Avenue, was pulled over at about 10...
  • Cop bitten by dog, 3 in custody after armed robbery on NW Side

    Cop bitten by dog, 3 in custody after armed robbery on NW Side
    A Chicago police officer was injured this morning after she was bitten by a dog during an armed robbery investigation that nabbed several people in the North Park neighborhood, officials said. The female officer was taken to Swedish Covenant Hospital for...
  • North Park's Conway wins CCIW football coach of year

    North Park's Conway wins CCIW football coach of year
    Mike Conway had quite a first season as North Park University's football coach. His team not only ended a 13-year, 89-game conference losing streak but also went on to win two more games in the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin.  And Conway...
  • Guitarist Bobby Broom turns a page in life and music

    Guitarist Bobby Broom turns a page in life and music
    The past year was a momentous one for the widely admired Chicago guitarist Bobby Broom. His first album made up entirely of original compositions, "Upper West Side Story" (Origin Records), won richly deserved critical accolades and considerable airplay,...
  • Love Notes: Snowbound on the farm

    Love Notes: Snowbound on the farm
    Allison Klotz remembers the scene perfectly. It's 1974, and she is in her family's driveway. She is about to depart California for Chicago, where North Park College and nursing school await. Her mother is taking pictures, her father is scrambling...
  • Missing Northwest Side boy found safe

    Missing Northwest Side boy found safe
    -------------------- UPDATE -- A Northwest Side 10-year-old boy who had been missing since Sunday evening has been found safe and has returned to his family, police said. No other details are available. -------------------- Authorities are...
  • Body recovered from Chicago River near Foster

    Body recovered from Chicago River near Foster
    The body of a 40-year-old woman was recovered this morning from the Chicago River near Foster Avenue, police said. The body was spotted around 8 a.m. in the 5300 block of North Riversedge Terrace in the North Park community area on the Far Northwest...
  • Chicago Crime Overnight Report

    Chicago Crime Overnight Report
    A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • Police have issued an alert about a man in his 20s who has been exposing himself and trying to grab girls in the Albany Park and North Park neighborhoods. The man has stopped girls after...
  • Woman dies after being pulled from Chicago River on NW Side

    Woman dies after being pulled from Chicago River on NW Side
    A 49-year-old woman was pronounced dead after being pulled from the North Branch of the Chicago River in the North Park neighborhood, officials said. The call came in at about 12:27 p.m that a person had gone into the the river at 3035 W. Foster Ave.,...
  • Morse Museum new galleries to open Feb. 19

     
    Here's an update on the progress at the Morse Museum in Winter Park, as it continues work on its major expansion. Just a few more months till the grand debut. The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art will open its new galleries to the public on...